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  • Judge rules against American Express in antitrust suit

    American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The case was a major blow to American Express, who argued that its policies kept it...
  • 9/11 comment escalates US-Gulf airlines spat over subsidies

    U.S. airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Persian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans. Now, a CEO's comment that dragged 9/11 into the debate has escalated the fight. The three largest U.S....
  • US Airways flight from Philadelphia makes emergency landing in Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a U.S. Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Houston airport after a problem with its nose gear. Local media outlets report the plane landed Monday night without its nose gear being deployed at the...
  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 17 Gov. Scott Walker made an easy call look hard Not that it's going to happen, but we'll say it anyway: Gov. Scott Walker should reverse his decision to say "no" to additional federal money to expand the state's...
  • Drones rule: Proposed rules for commercial unmanned aircraft

    Drone on, the government says. Just not through the night sky. Or close to an airport. Or out of the operator's sight. And probably not winging its way with a pizza or package, any time soon. Long-anticipated rules proposed Sunday will open an era in...
  • A look at proposed drone rules

    Some highlights of rules proposed Sunday on routine flights by small, commercial drones and on privacy protections when the government uses drones to collect information: DRONE FLIGHTS —Proposed Federal Aviation Administration regulations would...
  • Airborne commerce

    Airborne commerce
    The proposed regulations for commercial drones released by the Federal Aviation Administration this week didn't clip the wings of the nascent industry as much as some had feared. Operators won't have to obtain a pilot's certificate to fly the aircraft,...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ GOV. WOLF HAD MANY GOOD REASONS TO SUSPEND EXECUTIONS IN PENNSYLVANIA Gov. Tom Wolf had at least five good reasons for his decision to impose a moratorium on carrying out death sentences. 1. The risk of...
  • Southwest Airlines boarding passes now compatible with iPhone Passbook

     Southwest Airlines boarding passes now compatible with iPhone Passbook
    Good news for iPhone owners who fly Southwest Airlines: The carrier this week updated its smartphone app so customers can store mobile boarding passes in the iPhone Passbook, which aggregates tickets, loyalty cards and electronic coupons from compatible...
  • ND leaders say lease is key for drones, but more work needed

    North Dakota officials on Wednesday celebrated a lease agreement with the U.S. Air Force that paves the way for an unmanned aircraft business and technology park, but they said the project won't be complete until the federal government establishes rules...
  • Drone regulations need more privacy protections

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday, Feb. 18: The first time a drone flies over a Silicon Valley neighborhood it will be a novelty. The second, third and fourth flyovers will generate legitimate questions about...